Dr. Abernethy, part owner of Pinon Family Practice, was born in Harrisonburg, VA. She earned an undergraduate degree in biology at Bridgewater College in 1997 where she graduated summa cum laude. She pursued her love of medicine at Ross University where she earned an MD. Dr. Abernethy did her internship and residency at the Shenandoah Valley Family Practice program in Front Royal, Virginia. She joined Pinon Family Practice in 2010 where she has a lengthy list of devoted patients.
Dr. Abernethy is married to Manish Pandya, a nephrologist who practices in Farmington as well. Together they have three children; Ashby, Meade, and Archer. When she has time to spare, which is rare, they all enjoy spending time outdoors and enjoying the desert and mountains of the Southwest. Dr. Abernethy is currently chief of staff of San Juan Regional Medical Center and serves on the board and is also an active member of her Church.